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Frederick Steinman Foltz, American army officer. Member Society Santiago, Loyal Legion, Aztee; Club: Army and Navy.


Foltz, Frederick Steinman was born on December 15, 1857 in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Surgeon General Jonathan M. (United States Navy) and Rebecca (Steinman) F.


Graduated from the United States Military Academy, 1879.


Major T. B. Keefer, United States of America, July 11, 1883. Commissioned Second lieutenant 1st Cavalry, June 13, 1879. First lieutenant, March 26, 1888.

Captain 2d Cavalry, June 23, 1898. Major 15th Cavalry, September 13, 1906. Lieutenant colonel cavalry, February 29, 1912.

Colonel of cavalry, September 27, 1914. Assigned to commanded of 1st Cavalry, December 14, 1914. Brigadier general N.A., August 5, 1917.

Duty with Major General Miles in Cuba and P.R., July-August 1898. Collector of customs, Batavano, Cuba, 1898-1899. Served successively as supervisor of police, Havana, chief of secret service of Cuba, provost marshal and captain of Port of Havana.

In P.I., 1906; governor Province of Havana, 1908. Appointed commander 182d Infantry Brigade, American Expeditionary Force, September 1917, 91st Division, July 1918. Honorary discharged as brigadier general N.A., November 11, 1918.


Member Society Santiago, Loyal Legion, Aztee. Club: Army and Navy.


Married Mary F., d.

Surgeon General Jonathan M. Foltz

Mary F.